Child Labor Today and Yesterday
Students examine the child labor laws of the present and past. They discover how technology added to the problem of child labor during the Industrial Revolution. They read articles about how other countries deal with this problem.
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The Impacts of the Industrial Revolution and Technological Developments
Eighth graders take a closer look at the lives of children during the Industrial Revolution. In this Industrialization lesson plan, 8th graders examine images of children at work in factories and read "Looking for Work'" and "Factory...
8th Social Studies & History
Problems with our Food System: Hunger
Young scholars understand that hunger causes many deaths a year and many children are trapped as slaves through watching a video. In this hunger and child slavery lesson, students write letters to call attention to the problems of hunger...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Indian Heroes and Role Models
Everybody loves a hero. Get your class investigating informational text resources in order to develop a deeper understanding of Native American heroes common to the Montana area. Each child chooses a Native American hero or tribal leader...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Growth of the American Labor Movement
Explore the world of labor unions and organized strikes of the early 20th century in this presentation. With stark pictures of child laborers and striking workers, these slides are sure to leave an indelible impression on your students-...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Congressional Moments on the App Store on iTunes
Access documents housed in the Library of Congress for free. Examine key legislation that still impacts our lives today. Learn how to identify primary source materials and how to analyze them. History and civics buffs will find hours of...
7th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Games and Play Today and Yesterday In Louisiana
Young scholars explore the play patterns and games of children in Louisiana's past. Through discussion and Internet research, they explore Louisiana folklore as well as traditional games that students played. Activities for multiple...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History